Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a
clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in
Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to
do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside.
Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive
management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook
concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key
facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of
treating children in an emergency situation - communication and
pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging
from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug
dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines.
The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date,
including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever.